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Take action with Tearfund and Nudge

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Nudge is a new iOS app from Christian charity Tearfund. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, but presently only in the United Kingdom due to its focus on contacting members of the U.K. government to take action on various issues. Nudge is an app designed...
Take action with Tearfund and Nudge

Dutch Propose Powers For Police To Break Into Computers, Install Spyware And Destroy Data -- Anywhere In The World

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Techdirt readers with long memories may recall a fantasy proposal from Orrin Hatch that would have seen technological means deployed to destroy the computers of those who downloaded unauthorized copies of files. Of course, the idea was so ridiculous it went nowhere. Now, nine years later, a similar idea has...
Dutch Propose Powers For Police To Break Into Computers, Install Spyware And Destroy Data -- Anywhere In The World

Indian Court Dismisses Inquiry

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An Indian court dismissed a petition to investigate Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram's alleged role in a 2008 telecom scandal, handing a much-needed victory to the Congress party-led national government....
Indian Court Dismisses Inquiry

Cyberwar on Iran more sophisticated than first thought, say researchers

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Study of Flame malware used in Middle East and north Africa reveals programmers probably had national backingThe covert cyberwar being waged in the Middle East and north Africa - particularly against Iran and its allies - is even more sophisticated and widespread than had previously been understood, according to new...
Cyberwar on Iran more sophisticated than first thought, say researchers

Foxconn's plan to build a factory in Indonesia is reportedly delayed due to regulatory issues

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Plans for a Foxconn factory in Indonesia have hit a snag after the AFP reported that parent company Hon Hai has failed to reach an agreement with the national government to start work as expected. Hon Hai’s investment in Indonesia, speculated to be worth up to $10 billion, was expected kick off...
Foxconn's plan to build a factory in Indonesia is reportedly delayed due to regulatory issues

London Now Has a Squad of Cops Wholly Dedicated to IP Crimes

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Better not get busted! (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images) Watch out, impatient U.K. Game of Thrones fans: The City of London is launching a new police unit dedicated to IP crimes. The squad will be responsible for both online piracy and IRL offenses like counterfeit goods., and the national government is contributing £2.5 million to the...
London Now Has a Squad of Cops Wholly Dedicated to IP Crimes
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